My Father's House Song Lyrics

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen Nebraska cover art
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Last night I dreamed that I was a child
Out where the pines grow wild and tall
I was trying to make it home through the forest
Before the darkness falls

I heard the wind rustling through the trees
And ghostly voices rose from the fields
I ran with my heart pounding down that broken path
With the devil snapping at my heels

I broke through the trees and there in the night
My father's house stood shining hard and bright
The branches and brambles tore my clothes and scratched my arms
But I ran till I fell shaking in his arms

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Nebraska
  • 2 Atlantic City
  • 3 Mansion on the Hill
  • 4 Johnny 99
  • 5 Highway Patrolman
  • 6 State Trooper
  • 7 Used Cars
  • 8 Open All Night
  • 9 My Father's House
  • 10 Reason to Believe


  • credits


    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Bruce Springsteen
    album: Track 9 in album Nebraska
    release date: 1982-9-20
    popularity : 56 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Acoustic/Classic Rock
    length: 5:08
    vocal: Bruce Springsteen
    recorded by: Mike Batlan
    guitar: Bruce Springsteen
    lyricist: Bruce Springsteen
    composer: Bruce Springsteen

    Album Information

    label: Columbia
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    barcode: 074643835817
    script: Latin